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Re: Eliminating "changed in Emacs outside of Customize"

From: Luc Teirlinck
Subject: Re: Eliminating "changed in Emacs outside of Customize"
Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2005 19:04:01 -0600 (CST)

Drew Adams wrote:

   The question is about the _UI_ only. Does it help users or get in their way
   to have such a distinction in the UI?

Actually the following might help users even more:

      State: this option has been changed outside the customize buffer.
    Customizing this through Custom can have unpredictable results.

That last line is definitely _not_ an overstatement.

After Emacs 21.4 is out we could try to make sure that those lines
basically never will appear, by trying to eliminate the (unfortunately
numerous) situations that give rise to it.



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